Intel® Cloud Builders Newsletter
April 2017

What's New

What's New

Welcome New Intel Cloud Builders Members

We are pleased to welcome new member Locuz Enterprise to the Intel® Cloud Builders program. Program membership connects you to Intel technologies to drive time-to-market solutions, a rich ecosystem for strategic matchmaking, and Intel go-to-market channels in which to spotlight your solutions. Get to know these members and more by visiting their individual microsites posted on our membership page, as well as technical papers published in Solutions Library.

  • Locuz Enterprise

Intel Builders Developer Summit

Join us April 19-20, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA, USA, for technical presentations and interactive discussions specifically designed for developers in cloud and storage space. Our cloud and storage architects and engineers will discuss the latest Intel data center technologies including the Storage Performance Development Kit (SPDK), SPDK File Semantics (Blobstore), KVM/QEMU I/O Efficiency, User Space NVMe-oF Target/Host Solutions, as well as sessions presented by developers building real-world SPDK applications. The second day will include additional technical sessions on Intel software and technologies adding value to software defined infrastructure.

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Intel® Builders Construction Zone

The Intel® Builders Construction Zone offers access to a variety of lab resources featuring the latest Intel data center products and technologies, providing Intel Cloud Builders members an environment to tune and optimize their solutions. This workspace allows members to test solution performance against the latest Intel technologies, or to develop precise configuration recipes using custom boards, BIOS, Firmware, OS and libraries. Submit a proposal for lab space here.

Intel Cloud Builders University

Intel Cloud Builders University

The Intel Cloud Builders University is designed to assist technical professionals in understanding and implementing software defined infrastructure (SDI) solutions for enterprise and cloud data centers.

Featured Classes from Intel Cloud Builders University

What is OpenStack*

In this course, Mirantis* Technical Instructor, Devin Parrish, helps viewers to know more about Openstack* by discussing the history and components of the software, the Openstack Foundation, Openstack benefits, and how the software has evolved.

From Community to Enterprise – Red Hat*

This course provides a brief overview of Red Hat's involvement with the open source community.

Partner News & Collaboration

Partner News & Collaboration

Intel Cloud Builders Solutions Library

The Solutions Library offers reference architectures, whitepapers, and solution briefs from our member community to help build and enhance your cloud architecture solutions. Visit the Solutions Library to search technical collateral currently available.

Featured Publications from the Cloud Builders Solutions Library

Recommended Hyperconverged Infrastructure – This reference architecture highlights solutions with Intel® Processors and SSDs, Windows Server* 2016, and storage spaces direct. This solution provides a starting point for developing a hyperconverged compute and storage infrastructure with Microsoft. | Download the PDF

Social Hub

Social Hub

For our ecosystem's latest news, podcasts, webinars, blog posts, and more, visit the Intel Cloud Builders Social Hub. Recent contributions from our community include the following:

Podcast: OnApp and Intel: The Resurrection of the Private Cloud

In this podcast, Narendar Shankar, President of OnApp Americas, discusses a wide array of topics from OnApp and Intel's private cloud-in-a-box, to artificial intelligence in the cloud infrastructure domain.


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Podcast: Cloud is an Ecosystem for ZeroStack and Intel

In this episode of Conversations in the Cloud, Steve Garrison, VP of Marketing at ZeroStack joins us to discuss ZeroStack's self-driving private cloud and its integration with a broad ecosystem of market leading software and hardware vendors, including Intel.


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Webinar: Turnkey Private Cloud for SMBs and Enterprises

This webinar covers the real USPs of private cloud for SMB and enterprise customers, and introduces a new turnkey, white label 'private cloud in a box' solution that combines the OnApp cloud management platform with Intel server, storage, and networking products.


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Webinar: Practical Ways to Achieve 260% ROI for Your Cloud

This webinar shares practical advice for people building or managing private/public clouds on how to improve ROI. It also goes through the various components of a cloud and shares hints on optimizing each component - compute, network, storage & software stack.


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Webinar: Power Data-driven Growth with Hybrid Cloud

In this webinar you will learn how to power data-driven growth for your organization by effectively leveraging the opportunities offered by hybrid cloud, as well as how to connect cloud environments through a data fabric.


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Webinar: Multicloud Strategies for Greater Business Impact

Cisco has developed the Cisco Business Cloud Advisor (BCA) framework in collaboration with IDC. This webinar talks about how Cisco BCA helps you continuously improve your multicloud environment following proven and vendor agnostic methodologies.


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